Good Evening,
Thank you again for joining us at FairviewCon this past week. Now, get ready for Dumpling & Beer Fest on October 5 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Mission District between Broadway and Santa Anita. More information can be found here.

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State of the City address to be held on October 19
Address will be held in the Mission Playhouse lobby
Please join Mayor Juli Costanzo at the Mission Playhouse lobby at 320 South Mission Drive for this year's State of the City address. Seating is limited, so please RSVP by October 13 to Melanie Benson at or by phone at 626.308.2805. Hors d'oeuvres will be served.
  News from City Hall
Planning Commission approves three items of business
On Monday, the Planning Commission approved three new items of business, including parking reductions for a medical condominium project and a restaurant, along with the approval of a ten-unit condominium development.

You may read a wrap-up of Monday's meeting here, or you may view the full agenda here.
Veterans Day tribute and luncheon to be held October 25
The San Gabriel Rotary Club and the city to honor veterans
On October 25, the San Gabriel Rotary Club and the city will honor our nation's veterans during the annual Veterans Day Tribute and Luncheon. This year's celebration begins at 11:30 a.m. and will conclude by 1:00 p.m. at Grapevine Arbor Park. Lunch will be provided for residents who have served or are currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. A reservation is required for lunch.

For more information, please contact Community Services at 626.308.2875. To make a reservation, please contact the San Gabriel Rotary Club at 626.287.5716.
SGFD to hold disaster preparedness class on October 14
The class will run from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The San Gabriel Fire Department will be holding a disaster preparedness class on October 14 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at 1303 South Del Mar Avenue on how to prepare in the event of an emergency. Course material, refreshments and a free gift will be provided.

Please RSVP at or contact Chris Fetner or Taka Suzuki at 626.308.2880.
Kiwanis to hold police and firefighter appreciation lunch November 9
Lunch will honor local firefighters and police
To honor those who protect our community, the Kiwanis Club of San Gabriel will be holding an appreciation lunch on November 9 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the San Gabriel Hilton Hotel restaurant.

To attend, please RSVP by November 6 at 626.695.8891 or email Lunch for members of the San Gabriel Police Department, San Gabriel Fire Department and veterans will be free. For all others, there will be a $15 lunch fee per person.

Please click here for more information.
  Mission Playhouse
Fall at the Mission Playhouse
Several free screenings and concerts for the fall season
The staff at the Mission Playhouse would like to wish everyone a very happy first week of fall!

This season, the Playhouse has several great events coming up, including free screenings of "Scooby Doo", "Tom & Jerry" and the Looney Tunes Halloween cartoons followed by a free screening of "Beetlejuice" - all on October 27. In addition, a Dia de Los Muertos-themed concert with Mariachi Los Camperos will be held on October 28. Finally, the next film in the Silent Sundays series - "The Kid" starring Charlie Chaplin - will be held on November 19.

Click here to learn more, or click here to subscribe to the monthly Playhouse email newsletter.
  ACE construction updates
Questions? Call the project help line at 888.ACE.1426
ACE photos of the week
Here's a photo looking east from the north side of the Del Mar bridge crossing
A look north at the Ramona Street crossing at Main Street
Please be advised that the Mission Road crossing over the trench will be closed from October 2 to November 7. Construction crews will re-profile the roadway, remove the temporary railroad tracks and perform paving work along the crossing.

In the meantime, please be advised that the railway crossings at Ramona Street and Del Mar Avenue will remain closed prior to the closure of the Mission Road crossing.
  On the agenda
Upcoming City Council meetings
No upcoming study sessions.

  • Tues., October 3 - 7:30 p.m., City Council Meeting, City Hall, Council Chambers
  • Tues., October 17 - 7:30 p.m., City Council Meeting, City Hall, Council Chambers
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Upcoming commission meetings
All meetings are held at City Hall in the Council Chambers.
  • Mon., October 9 - 6:30 p.m., Planning Commission Meeting
  Learn More

  Upcoming city and community events
Here is a list of events being offered by the city:
  • Thursday, October 5, 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.: Mission District, "Dumpling and Beer Festival," Mission Drive between Broadway and Santa Anita.
  • Sunday, November 12, 5:00 p.m.: San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, "Josh Feinberg and Nilan Chaudhuri," 320 South Mission Drive.
  • Sunday, November 19, 2:30 p.m.: San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, "Silent Sundays Series: The Kid (1921)," 320 South Mission Drive.
  • Tuesday, October 10, 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.: San Gabriel Police Department, "Coffee with a Cop," 225 West Valley Boulevard.
In addition, here is a list of events coming up in the San Gabriel community:
  • Friday, September 28, 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: San Gabriel Library, "Computer Basics," 500 South Del Mar Avenue.
  • Thursday, September 28, 5:30 p.m.: Assemblymember Ed Chau, "Appointments Seminar," Service Club House, 440 So. McPherrin Ave, Monterey Park.
  • Saturday, September 30, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: Asian Youth Center, "Parent Resource Fair," 100 Clary Avenue
  • Tuesday, October 3, 10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: San Gabriel Library, "Parent-Child Workshop," 500 South Del Mar Avenue.
  • Saturday, October 7, 12:00 p.m.: San Gabriel Valley Music Theatre, "Musical Tea Party," 1424 Fremont Avenue, South Pasadena.
Click on the links in each event for more information, or  click here for more events.
  We're hiring!
The city is recruiting for the following positions:
  • City Manager - Filing deadline is October 20, 2017
  • Auto Mechanic Intern - Continuous
  • Firefighter/Paramedic - New review deadline is September 30, 2017
  • Firefighter/Paramedic (Lateral) - New review deadline is September 30, 2017
  • Mission Playhouse Stage Crew - Multiple positions available!
  • Mission Playhouse Usher - Continuous
  • Lifeguard/Swim Instructor - Continuous
  • Police Dispatcher Clerk - Continuous
  • Police Dispatcher Clerk (Part-Time) - Continuous
  • Police Officer (Entry Level Recruit) - Continuous
  • Police Officer (Lateral/Academy Graduate) - Continuous
  • Recreation Leader - Continuous
Apply Now
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